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Fever, an event-finding mobile application that bills itself as an encyclopedia for nightlife, and has drawn $20 million in capital.
Nov 20- Apartment-sharing startup Airbnb Inc has raised over $100 million in a new round of funding, a source close to the company said. Airbnb revenue doubled to $340 million in the third quarter on bookings of $2.2 billion, the source said. Priceline, Expedia and other travel companies have been facing increased pressure in their hotel bookings business from...
Nov 20- Apartment-sharing startup Airbnb Inc said it raised over $100 million in a new round of funding, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The round was done at the same $25.5 billion valuation as the previous funding round over the summer, the Journal reported. Priceline, Expedia and other travel companies have been...
O'Leary Financial Group Chairman Kevin O'Leary explains why more pain is on the way for unicorn investors.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- Shares of Square Inc, the mobile payments company co-founded and still run by Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey, rose as much as 64 percent in their market debut, sharply countering the negative sentiment that has nagged at Silicon Valley startups in recent weeks. Square's shares touched a high of $14.78 in early trading on Thursday before...
Young people are flocking to start-ups, but recent data doesn't match the entrepreneurial spirit. Something's wrong in the start-up world.
Nov 19- Shares of Square Inc, the mobile payments company co-founded and still run by Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey, rose as much as 64 percent in their market debut, offering hope to tech startups hoping to go public. While the stock popped at the opening, the IPO price of $9 per share was well below the expected range of $11- $13. "The shares will do well given...
Insight to the "unicorn party" in the start-up world, and whether Twitter might get bought up, with Kevin Ryan, DoubleClick & Gilt founder.
Watch Instavest co-founder Salim Khatri pitch his start-up in just 60-seconds to a panel of experts. Does his company have what it takes to be the next big thing?
Is Lyft gaining ground on Uber? Hitting a $1 billion gross annual revenue over the next year would suggest Lyft has grown its market share.
Square's $6 billion valuation was clouded by terms that hand over added shares to investors post-IPO. This type of "ratchet" is gaining popularity.
Bill Mitchell, CEO and founder of Picobrew, says his company's DIY brewing machine lets customers make handcrafted beer in their own kitchen, much like a Nespresso coffee-maker.
CNBC's senior tech reporter Ari Levy provides insight to a healthy sign from money managers for startups, and potential headwinds startup companies have ahead of them.
I won't pretend I've cracked the code on diversity, says Silicon Valley executive Phil Fernandez. But if you're serious about it, you need a plan.
Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld singled out the biggest mistakes a private company can make.
Blake Mycoski, TOMS founder, discusses the company's strategy to become a lifestyle brand , and talks about his plan to invest in new companies with a social purpose.
Bill Rancic, "The Apprentice" winner and celebrity entrepreneur, discusses the final three contenders in “Quickbooks' Small Business Big Game” contest.
Small business Babyscripts is connecting expecting mothers and doctors through an app.
Watch SpeedWeed co-founders Jen and AJ Gentile roll out their business model that's bringing LA residents pot on demand.
Skype’s co-founder and Atomico’s CEO, Niklas Zennström, discusses the current health of European tech and venture capital.